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Aunt Mildred's Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Donna Sralla


1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
4 eggs (well beaten)
3 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
3-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup whiskey
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 lb white Golden raisins
1/2 lb red candied pineapple
1/2 lb green candied pineapple
1/2 lb candied cherries
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp allspice
1 tbsp milk

Mix spices with whiskey and pour over chopped fruits and pecans. Let set overnight. Mix other ingredients together and mix with fruit. Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet. Bake in 325 degree oven about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Will keep a long time in covered container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Mildred (Gullion) was Grandad Bagwell and Aunt Hattie's sister.




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